Kolkata: Dr. Surajit Maiti, Ex. Director (Science), Archaeological Survey of India inaugurated an Escalator at Rabindra Sadan Metro Station on 21.08.2017.
The total number of escalators in 24 stations of Metro Railway has gone up to 77 With the commissioning of this escalator & it is the 4th escalator at this station. Prior to 2008, there were 37 escalators in the 17 stations between Mahanayak Uttam Kumar & Dum Dum for passenger movement from platform to mezzanine & mezzanine to surface.
Metro Rail Kolkata has taken a lot of measures to provide passenger amenities & commissioning of more escalators at different Metro stations as a part of this initiative.
Considering the need of the commuters, a 4th escalator has now been provided between platform & mezzanine at Rabindra Sadan station to facilitate passengers particularly patients using the south end for dispersal.